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  • McHenry County Board extends lobbyist contract

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board again extended its contract with its Washington, D.C., lobbying firm over the objections of a minority questionin ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Algonquin Village Board OKs senior development

    ALGONQUIN – A $38 million senior development will be able to move forward. Village Board members gav ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Homeowners near proposed Lakewood sports complex raise objections

    LAKEWOOD – Traffic and light pollution were among the concerns raised about a proposed sports complex at Route 47 and Pleasant Valley Road.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Cary Village Board adopts comprehensive plan

    CARY – The village now has a document that is meant to guide Cary's decision-making for the next 20 years.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • State of the Union 2015: Obama pushes to tax wealthy, help middle class

    WASHINGTON – Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda ste ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • McHenry County's reps react to 2015 State of the Union address

    A collection of responses to President Obama's State of the Union Address: "Unfortunately, the speec ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Obamacare website quietly sharing consumers' personal data

    WASHINGTON – The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 6:56 pm
  • 5 goals from Obama’s 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a “Year of Action,” and he can claim credit for accomplishing sev ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • GOP divided over using budget process on health care law

    WASHINGTON – Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • New rules help Illinois collect out-of-state sales taxes

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois' Department of Revenue has new rules this year to target the collection of sales taxes from out-of-state businesse ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • New security measures to delay Illinois income tax returns

    SPRINGFIELD – New security measures to deter identity theft and fraud will delay Illinois income tax returns this year, Illinois Department of Revenue ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Rauner signs order aimed at helping veterans, minorities

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an executive order Monday he said is a first step toward reducing disproportionately high unemployment rates among ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • McHenry County Board to consider extending lobbyist contract

    WOODSTOCK – As President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night, the McHenry County Board will vote whether to renew its decadelo ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Another national campaign for McCain – to define his legacy

    WASHINGTON – Sen. John McCain is waging another national campaign – this time, to define his legacy.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Fox River Grove allowing golf carts on roads

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents looking for an alternative form of transportation around town now have golf carts as an option.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
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